Press Releases

PRESS RELEASE: Beginning March 4, 2013 new immigration process is expected to shorten the time U.S. citizens are separated from their immediate relatives

Boston, MA- According to immigration authorities, beginning March 4, 2013, certain immigrant visa applicants who are spouses, children and parents of U.S. citizens (immediate relatives) can apply for provisional unlawful presence waivers before they leave the United States.

Press Advisory: As part of the SOMOS/WE ARE initiative NALACC member organizations commemorate International Migrants Day

Press Advisory

Media Contact:

Patricia Montes, Centro Presente (617) 959-3108

 

TODAY as part of the SOMOS/WE ARE initiative

PRESS RELEASE: A group of immigrant worker members of Centro Presente bring their demand for payment of $183,500 in non-payment of wages and overtime to U.S. District Court in Massachusetts

PRESS RELEASE 

Media contact: 

Patricia Montes, Centro Presente

959 3108

 

A group of immigrant worker members of Centro Presente bring their demand for payment of $183,500 in non-payment of wages and overtime to U.S. District Court in Massachusetts

PRESS ADVISORY: Centro Presente premieres a mini-documentary about the basic labor rights of immigrant workers in Massachusetts

Media Contact:

Patricia Montes, 617 959 3108 

 

Where: Space with a Soul, 281 Summer Street, Boston, MA- 7th floor 

When: Today, Wednesday, September, 26th at 6:00 p.m.

 

PRESS RELEASE: Thousands of Immigrant Youth Begin Process of Applying for Temporary Work Permits Today

PRESS RELEASE

Thousands of Immigrant Youth Begin Process of Applying for Temporary Work Permits Today 

 

Boston, MA- Yesterday’s official release by the Department of Homeland Security of the forms necessary to apply for the “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals” program signaled the beginning of a hopeful but paperwork-filled process for thousands of immigrant youth.  

Press Advisory: Immigrant Advocates Condemn S-Comm, President's Massive Deportation Program

Press Advisory: Immigrant Advocates Condemn S-Comm, President’s Massive Deportation Program

 

Media Contact:

Patricia, Montes, Centro Presente, 617-959-3108

 

WHEN: Tuesday, May, 15th at 11:00 a.m.  

WHERE: Massachusetts Democratic Party Headquarters, 77 Summer St. 10th Floor, Boston, MA

 

PRESS RELEASE: Centro Presente Condemns ICE’s Unilateral Imposition of ‘Secure Communities’ Program in Massachusetts

Flawed program’s impact on immigrant families and community policing efforts will be hugely damaging 

Media Contact:

Patricia Montes, Centro Presente (617) 959 3108

 

Immigrant Groups in Boston Ask Local Authorities to Restore Trust, and Oppose Arizona-policies as Supreme Court Hears SB1070 in Washington

Immigrant Groups in Boston Ask Local Authorities to Restore Trust, and Oppose Arizona-policies as Supreme Court Hears SB1070 in Washington

 

Events in Cities Across Country Protest “Arizonification,” 

Call for Local Protections for Immigrant Families 

Who: Centro Presente

What: Restore Trust, Stop ‘Arizonification’ Rally and Press Conference

Victory in Somerville! Unanimous Resolution rejects the use of the term "illegal" to describe undocumented immigrants in Somerville, MA.

Somerville, MA- After months of preparation, advocating and hard work, the youth of Centro Presente and CORES were able to celebrate Monday night as the Somerville School Committee passed a unanimous resolution discouraging the use of the term “illegal” to describe any person and affirms the positive contributions of new immigrants as a valuable asset to the city of Somerville.  

Press Advisory: Immigrant Community Hold a Vigil to Reject Alabama-Style Bill in Massachusetts

Media Contacts: 

Nataly Castaño- Student immigrant Movement (978) 902 0882

Patricia Montes- Centro Presente (617) 959 3108

 

Immigrant Community Hold a Vigil to Reject Alabama-Style Bill in Massachusetts